Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Soil Contamination and Alternatives for Sustainable Development

Edited by Dinora Vázquez-Luna

Universidad Veracruzana


The book Soil Contamination and Alternatives for Sustainable Development allows the reader to obtain information about some case studies related to soil contamination, as well as provide sustainable alternatives to reduce environmental damage. The book is divided into two sections, where the first section describes anthropogenic contamination in detail and the second section discusses three alternatives for sustainable development.

Read more >Order hardcopy
Soil Contamination and Alternatives for Sustainable DevelopmentEdited by Dinora Vázquez-Luna

Published: March 6th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73438

ISBN: 978-1-78985-744-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-743-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-066-9

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

5987 Total Chapter Downloads

8 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

18 Dimensions Citations


Open access peer-reviewed

1. Introductory Chapter: Soil Contamination and Alternatives for Sustainable Development

By Dinora Vázquez-Luna and María del Carmen Cuevas-Díaz


Open access peer-reviewed

2. Ecotoxicological Tests as a Tool to Assess the Quality of the Soil

By Barbara Clasen and Roberta de Moura Lisbôa


Open access peer-reviewed

3. Evaluation of the Biological Activity of Soil in a Gradient Concentration of Arsenic and Lead in Villa de la Paz, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

By Donaji J. González-Mille, Guillermo Espinosa-Reyes, María del Carmen Cuevas-Díaz, Ángeles Martínez-Toledo, Leticia Carrizalez- Yáñez, María E. García-Arreola and César A. Ilizaliturri-Hernández


Open access peer-reviewed

4. Flow in Unsaturated Soils and Transport of Herbicides in Agricultural Areas

By Teresa María Reyna, María Lábaque, Santiago Reyna and Maria Fernanda Funes


Open access peer-reviewed

5. Mitigation of Nitrous Oxide Emissions during Nitrification and Denitrification Processes in Agricultural Soils Using Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizers

By Yoshitaka Uchida and Isabell von Rein


Open access peer-reviewed

6. Management of Paddy Soil towards Low Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sustainable Rice Production in the Changing Climatic Conditions

By Muhammad Aslam Ali, Kazuyuki Inubushi, Pil Joo Kim and Sitara Amin


Open access peer-reviewed

7. Biopesticide of Neem Obtained by Enzyme-Assisted Extraction: An Alternative to Improve the Pest Control

By Argel Flores Primo, Violeta T. Pardío, Karla M. López, Dora L. Pinzón, María D. Marriezcurrena, Arfaxad Aguilar, Elissa Chávez and Sóstenes R. Rodríguez


Edited Volume and chapters are indexed in

  • Worldcat
  • OpenAIRE
  • Google Scholar
  • AZ ebsco
  • Base
  • CNKI

Order a hardcopy of the Edited Volume

Free shipping with DHL Express

Hardcover (ex. VAT)£119

Order now

Residents of European Union countries need to add a Book Value-Added Tax of 5%. Institutions and companies, registered as VAT taxable entities in their own EU member state, will not pay VAT by providing IntechOpen with their VAT registration number. This is made possible by the EU reverse charge method.

Special discount for IntechOpen contributors

All IntechOpen contributors are offered special discounts starting at 40% OFF available through your personal dashboard

Login and purchase